Ali Sahabi, GEC

Ali Sahabi

About Ali Sahabi

Ali Sahabi has been a licensed General Engineering Contractor (GEC) since 1993, and is a principal at Optimum Seismic, Inc. He has completed hundreds of seismic retrofitting and adaptive reuse projects for multifamily residential, commercial, and industrial buildings throughout California.
8 April, 2020

What if The “Big One” hit right now

By |2020-04-08T19:42:15+00:00April 8th, 2020|Related News|

Imagine if the “big one” were to strike right now during this pandemic? Are we prepared? “There would probably be fewer casualties,” said Lucy Jones, seismologist and lead author of The ShakeOut Report.

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8 April, 2020

What if the Big One hit during COVID-19?

By |2020-04-08T14:55:34+00:00April 8th, 2020|Seismic Waves|

April 2020 Newsletter.

These are unprecedented times we live in. The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating impacts on the health and well-being of people all over the world. Death, a lack of medical resources, shuttered businesses, unemployment and economic collapse […]

3 April, 2020

700 earthquakes have hit Utah since the 5.7 magnitude earthquake that hit weeks ago

By |2020-04-03T18:51:36+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Related News|

728 earthquakes have been recorded in Utah since the 5.7 magnitude tremor. The number includes three earthquakes with a magnitude of four and thirty with a magnitude of at least three.

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1 April, 2020

6.5 Earthquake Magnitude Earthquake Hit Idaho

By |2020-04-01T20:13:54+00:00April 1st, 2020|Related News|

A 6.5 magnitude hit Idaho on Tuesday that was felt across the U.S. in Washington State, Utah, Nevada, and Canada. This was the strongest quake in the state since the 1983 Borah Peak earthquake. A magnitude 4.8 aftershock hit shortly after approximately 23 miles southwest of […]

31 March, 2020

4.7 magnitude earthquake hit Fox Islands

By |2020-03-31T17:07:10+00:00March 31st, 2020|Related News|

On Monday a 4.7 magnitude hit the Fox Islands and it was felt in Unalaska. According to the Alaska Earthquake Center (AEC), an earthquake at a depth of about 53 miles hit 26 miles southeast of Unalaska.

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31 March, 2020

4.2 earthquake hit southern Puerto Rico

By |2020-03-31T17:04:44+00:00March 31st, 2020|Related News|

A magnitude of 4.2 earthquake hit Puerto Rico on Monday. The quake hit during the curfew to combat the coronavirus.

For more info, please read the original article by News Tribune:

27 March, 2020

West Texas Was Hit With A 5.0 Magnitude Earthquake

By |2020-03-27T19:06:13+00:00March 27th, 2020|Related News|

A 5.0 magnitude earthquake hit West Texas on Thursday morning. The epic center was 27 miles west of Mentone, Texas.

For more info, please read the original article by USA Today:

23 March, 2020

Croatia Hit With A 5.3 Magnitude Earthquake

By |2020-03-23T21:47:21+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Related News|

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit Croatia yesterday. The epic center was four miles north of the capital, Zagreb. Many buildings in the capital were damaged.

For more info, please read the original article by The Guardian:

17 March, 2020

Optimum Seismic Team Exhibits at National Earthquake Conference in San Diego

By |2020-03-20T20:42:30+00:00March 17th, 2020|Press Release|

Program Highlights Earthquake Threats, Safety and Awareness

Representatives of Optimum Seismic, Inc., a leading California earthquake retrofit company, participated in the National Earthquake Conference 2020 in San Diego from March 3 to 6.

The dynamic conference featured the first public release of results from a new earthquake […]